An employer’s guide to the getting of wisdom
Jobseeking advice for mature-aged workers
Grey-hair Alchemy – eastern capitals. Established 1992.
Helps top level interim executives with management and sales expertise. Its headquarters are in Brisbane and its consultants are able to supply executives to clients in Sydney and Melbourne.
Adage – National
A career centre for mature-age candidates. Has a blog, tips and candidate listings for employers. Also, organises the Adage Top 20 awards recognising mature-age friendly employers. Its sister company Sageco supplies consulting services. www.adage.com.au
Plus 40 – National including all capitals and regional centres.
Job agency supplies free courses for mature-age candidates and consulting services to employers. www.plus40.com.au
DOME SA – (South Australia) Established 1981.
An acronym for Don’t Overlook Mature Expertise, DOME SA is an NGO that offers career guidance, mature-age candidate advocacy, both paid and voluntary job placements, skills assessment, training and consulting services to employers. www.dome.org.au
Hays Age Advantage, only Sydney listed.
A relatively new division of recruitment giant Hays, Hays Age Advantage specialises in catering to mature-age candidates. www.hays.com.au/about/ageadvantage.aspx
The Sydney-based Moir Group http://www.moirgroup.com.au specialises in executive recruitment and training. However, he is "passionate" about the value of mature-age candidates and offers a training course for candidates through the Centre for Continuing Education http://www.cce.usyd.edu.au at Sydney University.